Postdoctoral Scholar Awards – $35,000 for One Year — Submission Deadline: March 15, 2022
Regular Grants – Up to $100,000 Per Year, Two Year Maximum — Submission Deadline: May 15, 2022
This year, in response to the relatively recent clustering of ocular melanoma cases in Alabama, the Alabama-based IRRF plans to fund one grant addressing this condition. Preference will be given to proposals exploring genetic, epidemiologic, or environmental relationships to the pathogenesis of ocular melanoma.
Download forms: HERE. Questions or request for information should be forwarded to Sandra Blackwood either by email, email@example.com by phone, 205-325-8103, or by writing to Sandra Blackwood, Executive Director, The International Retinal Research Foundation, Inc., 1720 University Blvd., Birmingham, AL 35233
Current IRRF-Funded Research
The IRRF Board of Directors approves up to two years of funding for eight grantees. Below are the current awardees.
IRRF Featured News
Mariana Souza da Silveira, PhD, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) in Brazil, has been selected to receive the second Larry A. Donoso, MD
Oxidative Stress Resistance 1 Gene Therapy Retards Neurodegeneration in the rd1 Mutant Mouse Model of Retinopathy
Authors: Bhubanananda Sahu; Laura Moreno Leon; Wei Zhang; Nikita Puranik; Ramesh Periasamy; Hemant Khanna; Michael Volkert. Investigative Ophgthalmology & Visual Science September 2021, Vol.62, 8.